Welcome! Today’s guest is
Ryan Hamilton, one of the co-founders of the “Life of Dad,” a
social media network for dads. He is changing how dads are
represented in the parenting arena and is helping moms be more
effective at sharing parenting tools and tips with their male
partners. Let’s jump into conversation with Ryan!
What you’ll hear in this
Ryan has been a computer
geek/tech guy all of his life; he now sees his son following in his
footsteps in those interests.
Ryan works full-time in the
advertising industry, but runs his business on the sides for
Ryan shares how “Life of
Dad” evolved from a heart-wrenching personal story of one of the
The purpose of “Life of
Dad” is to enable a father to share his story via social media.
Ryan became involved in the
endeavor during a tumultuous time in his life, when he was going
through a divorce, job loss, financial collapse, and
Ryan began blogging about the darker side of parenting.
Ryan discusses how trends and parental role expectations have
shifted as dads have pushed for change.
Many new resources and dad communities are making change and
allowing dads to have a voice.
Co-parenting has changed in today’s culture of divorce; Ryan
shares how he and his ex-wife make it work for them.
Ryan decided to make the
journey to veganism about two years ago, when he was depressed and
He began with being
vegetarian, but then transitioned on to veganism.
The “cleaning up” of his
diet branched out to affect all other areas of his life.
Ryan’s advice to other dads is to stay in touch, never feel
alone, and reach out to your peer groups. Check out the resources
Life of Dad - Website I
Twitter I Facebook I IG I You Tube
Ryan E. Hamilton - Twitter I Facebook
Dad 2.0 Summit
National At Home Dad
City Dads Group
Bloggers on Facebook
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